11 Aug 2016
Rio de Janeiro: Threatened with disqualification for not wearing vests bearing their country's name, Indian boxers at the ongoing Olympics have got their kits replaced as required by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) and will now compete without any hindrance.
31 May 2016
Mumbai: The lone Indian boxer to have qualified for Olympics so far, Shiva Thapa said he is hopeful that more boxers will make the cut for Rio even though only one qualifying event is left on the calender.
16 Aug 2016
Rio de Janeiro: Former Asian Games gold-medallist Vikas Krishan (75kg) took a pounding from second seed Bektemir Melikuziev in the quarterfinals to bow out of the Olympic Games here, ending India's boxing challenge without a medal for the first time in eight years.
30 Nov 2016
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21 Mar 2016
New Delhi: Determined to keep the Olympic dream alive despite the long-standing administrative mess, a spirited Indian boxing team, featuring the likes of M C Mary Kom and Shiva Thapa, will take off tonight for the Asian Qualifiers in Qian'an City, China.
24 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Three Indians, including WBC Asian title-holder Neeraj Goyat, have registered for the International Boxing Association's (AIBA) Olympic Qualifying tournament for professional boxers scheduled to be held in Venezuela from July 3 to 8.
22 Dec 2015
New Delhi: The administration of the sport itself remained in a state of paralysis but Vijender Singh's stunning professional plunge and Shiva Thapa's World Championships medal lifted the gloom to an extent for the rudderless ship called Indian boxing in the year going by.
02 Oct 2015
New Delhi: Not quite in the spotlight, Indian pro boxers Neeraj Goyat and Dilbag Singh will be competing in their respective six-round professional bouts in Incheon, Korea on Saturday.
09 Dec 2015
New Delhi: After a couple of comprehensive wins, L Sarita Devi (60kg) tasted defeat as Indian boxers wrapped up their training-cum-competition trip to the Chinese city of Qian'an with mixed results today.
05 Oct 2015
Doha: Their oft-seen ability to triumph over adversity will be put through its toughest test this year when Indian boxers aim for the twin rewards of medals and Olympic quota places in the World Championships starting on Tuesday.